MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vanguard Charitable, one of the largest charities in the United States and a leading donor-advised fund, has elected Pamela Dippel Choney to its board of trustees.
Choney is a retired partner and senior vice president of Wellington Management Company, LLP, a Boston-based global investment firm. During the course of her career with Wellington, she served in multiple leadership roles in the areas of client relationship management, investment oversight, and the firm’s strategic initiatives.
Choney also served on several management committees and in various global governance roles, as a member of the Fund Review Group, Information Services Priorities Committee, and Compensation Committee. She served as chair of Wellington Trust Company, NA and its Trust Investment Committee, as well as of Wellington Management-affiliated companies based in Singapore and Hong Kong.
Today, Choney is a trustee and chair of the Investment Committee of the Wellesley (MA) Scholarship Foundation and a fundraising chair for Harvard Business School. She formerly served as a trustee for the Princeton New England Alumni Scholarship Fund and is a past member of the Boston College Finance Department Advisory Board.
Choney received her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and an A.B., cum laude, from Princeton University, where she majored in architecture and urban planning. After college, she worked in the architectural industry in New York City and her hometown of Wilmington, Delaware.
As a member of the Vanguard Charitable board of trustees, Choney will monitor the overall strategy and effectiveness of the donor-advised fund, including its commitment to ethics, legal and business integrity, and investment policies and performance. On a regular basis, the board also reviews and approves high value grant recommendations.
About Vanguard Charitable
Vanguard Charitable is a leading U.S. nonprofit organization that fulfills its mission to increase philanthropic giving by administering a donor-advised fund—a tax-effective way to consolidate, accrue, and grant assets to charity. Since it was founded by Vanguard in 1997 as an independent 501(c)(3) organization, Vanguard Charitable has granted more than $4 billion to charity. More information is available at vanguardcharitable.org.